Category Archives: South West

Come To Ours for a personal approach to Plymouth as a city of art

Come to Ours

To navigate a few of the less travelled currents of Plymouth’s involvement in the British Art Show 7, there’s the comfily titled Come To Ours, which in its own words is ‘a programme of activity and events that celebrates and showcases the work of both emerging and established artists and curators.

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Cleo Mussi: artist’s statement

Cleo Mussi

“We live in a world of increasingly complex information and choices, bombarded by sound bites and attention grabbing sensationalist headlines. To the lay person, news about medical advancement often appears to be expressed through polar opposites – fear mongering over ‘Frankenstein’ experiments versus celebration of life saving/enhancing developments.

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Cleo Mussi’s Pharma’s Market at the Thelma Hulbert Gallery

Cleo Mussi's zesty white bunny

For the traditional rural livestock and produce show, according to mosic artist Cleo Mussi at her Pharma’s Market show at Thelma Hulbert Gallery, Honiton, Devon, read a host of characters which range from life-sized ‘robo-rabbits’ to space scientists and bucolic farmers with a distinctly contemporary twist, all jostling for a part in the busy, thought provoking narrative.

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Epic journey to find Northumberland’s rainforest told in The Stations: Fourstones

The Station: Fourstones

With the way the climate looks to be going, the Quixotic journey to find a tropical rain forest in Northumberland may not be so far fetched in the not-so-distant future, but that’s what the one man mini epic adventure story The Stations: Fourstones, aims to do in its tale of a voyage of discover – and hot from its hit run at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.

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What holds you back? Inclusive theatre group calls for input on the topic of Restraint?

Strictly Collaborative

Strictly Collaborative, the inclusive theatre company for disabled and non-disabled people aged between 13 and 25, is launching its next project, Restraints, on September 12 and is calling for input.

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Art on the English Riviera, free art exhibition at Cockington Court, Torbay

Henry Bruce's

Remember The Giant’s Chair at Widecombe in the Moor? The artist behind that fun sculpture, Henry Bruce, has his first outdoor sculpture since the oversized seat at Art on the English Rivera. Called Horizon Cube it wil be on show at Cockington Court.

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Mind the gap! Darren Harvey-Regan’s A Collection of Gaps at the Exeter Phoenix

A Collection of Gaps

Everyone knows a net is a heap load of holes tied together which string, and you could end up getting caught up in knots if you spend too much time scratching your head over Darren Harvey-Regan‘s solo exhibition at the Phoenix Gallery, Exeter.

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